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Battle in Antiquity

Battle in Antiquity (Paperback)

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The experience of warfare shaped soldiers and their families in the ancient world. Drawing partly on modern studies of battle 'syndromes' this collection of essays examines this important phenomenon. Contributions include: Warrior Mentality in Homer (Hans van Wees); Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece (Stephen Mitchell); Homosexuality and Warfare in Ancient Greece (Daniel Ogden); The Moulding of Macedon's Army (Alan Lloyd); Morale and the Roman Experience of Battle (A.D.Lee); The Roman Army and Morality in War (Catherine Gilliver); and, Battle in Ancient Egypt: the Triumph of Horus or the Cutting Edge of the Temple Economy (Ian Shaw).

History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesWar & defence operationsBattles & campaigns Publisher: Classical Press of Wales Publication Date: 10/01/2009 ISBN-13: 9781905125272  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Alan B. Lloyd's publications on classical and Egyptological subjects include a three-volume commentary on Herodotus Book II (1975-88)

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